Dinosaurs, art, free history – and lashings of food and drink feature in this weekend’s round-up.

As always, York’s comprehensive guide to things do to in York is here.

York Restaurant Week 2019

Thousands of people have already downloaded vouchers to sample the special £10, £15 or £20 menus being offered at dozens of venues for the first ever York Restaurant Week. So tuck in while you can!
Finishes Sun Apr 7
York city centre
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Dawn Chorus – Bird and Breakfast Event!

Sat Apr 6 @ 6.00 am - 7.30 am
Friends of Rowntree Park
Rowntree Park
York, yo23 1jq GB
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Brew York: Third Birthday Bash

Sat Apr 6 @ 12.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Brew York
Unit 6, Enterprise Complex, Walmgate
York, YO1 9TT GB
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Prosecco and Gin Festival York

Sat Apr 6 @ 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
York Racecourse
Knavesmire Rd.
York, YO23 1EU GB
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Feeding the Rest – Arabic Brunch

Sun Apr 7 @ 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Cardamom & Dill
17-21 Piccadilly, York
York, YO1 9PB GB
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Tyrannosaurus Rex in York!

Are you a dinosaur fan? Fancy meeting one face to, er, claw? The team from Dinosaur World Live are bringing their 2.2m high T Rex called Tybalt for a roam around the city centre. And you can also meet the 999 emergency teams too.
Sat Apr 6
1.00 pm-2.30 pm
St. Helen’s Square, York
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Supersonic Fitness Fest

Fri Apr 5 @ 8.00 am - Sat Apr 6 @ 6.00 pm
Supersonic Fitness
8-10 Stonebow House
York, YO1 7NP United Kingdom
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Fishergate Postern Tower Open Day

Sat Apr 6 @ 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
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One event on Sat, April 6 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, April 20 at 10.00 am

One event on Mon, May 6 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, May 25 at 10.00 am

One event on Mon, May 27 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, June 8 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, June 29 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, July 13 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, August 10 at 10.00 am

One event on Sun, August 11 at 10.00 am

One event on Sun, August 25 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, September 14 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, September 21 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, October 5 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, October 26 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, November 2 at 10.00 am

Fishergate Postern Tower
53 Piccadilly
York, YO1 United Kingdom
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Sheriff’s Army Walk

Sat Apr 6 @ 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
York city centre
Parliament Street
York, United Kingdom
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The Great York Bunny Search

Fri Apr 5 - Tue Apr 23
York city centre
Parliament Street
York, United Kingdom
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York Residents Open Day at Treasurer’s House

York Residents Open Day at Treasurer’s House

The wonderful Treasurer’s House in the shadow of York Minster is always worth a tour – and for two days it is offering free admission for York residents. Go explore!
Sun Apr 7-Mon Apr 8
11.00 am-4.30 pm
Treasurer’s House
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Fishergate Postern Tower Open Day

Sat Apr 6 @ 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
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One event on Sat, April 6 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, April 20 at 10.00 am

One event on Mon, May 6 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, May 25 at 10.00 am

One event on Mon, May 27 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, June 8 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, June 29 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, July 13 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, August 10 at 10.00 am

One event on Sun, August 11 at 10.00 am

One event on Sun, August 25 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, September 14 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, September 21 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, October 5 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, October 26 at 10.00 am

One event on Sat, November 2 at 10.00 am

Fishergate Postern Tower
53 Piccadilly
York, YO1 United Kingdom
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Sheriff’s Army Walk

Sat Apr 6 @ 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
York city centre
Parliament Street
York, United Kingdom
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York Open Studios 2019

An amazing array of artists throw open their studio doors to showcase their work and share their creative processes over the next two weekends. More than 140 are showing in 90 venues, with work ranging from ceramics to jewellery, from print to textiles.
Fri Apr 5, Sat Apr 6, Sun Apr 7, Sat Apr 13, Sun Apr 14
10.00 am-5.00 pm
York Open Studios
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Savage Satire

Fri Feb 15 - Fri Jun 7
Fairfax House
Castlegate
York, YO1 9RN United Kingdom
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Yorkshire! Achievement, Grit and Controversy

Tue Mar 5 - Sun Nov 3
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Art Exhibition with Kate Semple and Lin Taylor

Mon Mar 18 @ 12.00 pm - Wed May 8 @ 11.00 pm
Pairings Wine Bar
28 Castlegate
York, YO1 9RP United Kingdom
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Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud: Watercolours and Drawings

Fri Mar 29 @ 10.00 am - Sun Jun 23 @ 5.00 pm
York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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Laurel & Hardy + Charlie Chaplin

An afternoon of silent film slapstick with live musical accompaniment. The films include Laurel and Hardy in Angora Love – in which they unwittingly adopt a runaway goat.
Sun Apr 7
4.00 pm-5.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
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Edmond De Bergerac

Tue Apr 2 - Sat Apr 6
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Noughts & Crosses

Tue Apr 2 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Apr 6 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John

Sat Apr 6 @ 7.30 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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York Blues Festival

York Blues Festival

Rock on all day and into the night with the likes of Mike Darwin, Miles Gilderdale and the Emma Wilson Blues Band. All profits go to the Charlies Angel Centre Foundation.
Sat Apr 6
1.00 pm-11.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
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Britpop and Beyond – A night of music and mayhem!

Fri Apr 5 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Apr 6 @ 12.00 am
Southbank Social Club
Orpington Street
York, YO23 1 GB
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York Vintage Clothing Sale

Sat Apr 6 @ 10.30 am - 4.30 pm
The Basement – Live Music & Comedy Venue
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Garagefeast #1 – “Behind The Dead Door”

Sat Apr 6 @ 6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Motley Crude w/ Poizon – hair metal double header!

Sat Apr 6 @ 7.00 pm - 10.15 pm
Fibbers: Live Music Venue
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT
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BACH’S ST. JOHN PASSION AT YORK MINSTER

Sat Apr 6 @ 7.30 pm - 9.45 pm
York Minster
Deangate
York, YO1 7HH United Kingdom
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Flora Greysteel Album Launch

Sat Apr 6 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
FortyFive Vinyl Café
29 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JH GB
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A night with Pat McGarry

Sat Apr 6 @ 8.00 pm
Dringhouses Sports Club
St Helens Rd
York, YO24 1HR GB
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Solar Bats

Sat Apr 6 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Bay Horse, York
55 Blossom St
York, YO24 1AZ GB
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Rose Cousins with Rosalind and Greg Genre

Sat Apr 6 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Basement – Live Music & Comedy Venue
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Tim Holehouse, Paul Stapleton, and Babar Luck

Sat Apr 6 @ 8.00 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS GB
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The Boxcar Riders

Sat Apr 6 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Spread Eagle, York
98 Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL GB
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Cold Culprits

Sat Apr 6 @ 8.30 pm - 10.30 pm
The White Horse York
6 Bootham
York, YO30 7BL GB
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Saturday Karaoke & Disco Night

Sat Apr 6 @ 8.30 pm - Sun Apr 7 @ 1.00 am
The Clifton Hotel York
Water Lane
York, YO30 6PL GB
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The AirWaves

Sat Apr 6 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Apr 7 @ 12.00 am
Roman Bath Pub York
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Ryan Willingham

Sat Apr 6 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Apr 7 @ 12.00 am
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Travelin Band

Sun Apr 7 @ 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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Diamonds

Sun Apr 7 @ 4.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Kitty & Tim

Sun Apr 7 @ 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Kennedy’s Bar and Restaurant
1 Little Stonegate
York, YO1 8AX GB
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The Consequences

Sun Apr 7 @ 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Inn On The Green
3 The Green
York, YO26 5LL GB
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Brix & The Extricated – York, Flies on You

Sun Apr 7 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Sam Kelly & Ruth Notman

Sun Apr 7 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Amelia White, Dan Webster, Sam Coe, Simon James

Sun Apr 7 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Winning Post
127/129 Bishopthorpe Road
York, YO23 1NZ GB
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Stephen & Sam

Sun Apr 7 @ 9.00 pm
Kennedy’s Bar and Restaurant
1 Little Stonegate
York, YO1 8AX GB
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David Ward Maclean

Sun Apr 7 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Hole in the Wall, York
10 High Petergate
York, YO1 7EH GB
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Foreground Gorilla

Sun Apr 7 @ 10.00 pm
Sotano
1 Little Stonegate
York, YO1 8AX GB
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